Disney Research is expanding its activities in artificial intelligence and machine learning and natural language processing. We invite applicants for a Post-Doctoral Associate position, with terms up to 2 years.
The ideal candidate will have recently completed a Ph.D. thesis in a related field and demonstrated peer-reviewed publications. Areas of interest include (though not limited to):
- Artificial Intelligence
- Natural Language Processing Dialog systems
- Computer vision
- Image Recognition
- Machine Learning
- Social robotics
- Dialog systems
- Knowledge representation and reasoning
- Autonomous Agents
Excellent written and spoken English communication skills are essential, as well as programming skills in C, Matlab, or an appropriate language. Applicants should have an interest to develop and contribute to concrete software prototypes for business applications.
The Disney Research Labs provide a research foundation for the many business units within The Walt Disney Company. These include Walt Disney Imagineering, Parks & Resorts, Walt Disney Feature Animation, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Disney Interactive Media Group, ESPN, and Pixar Animation Studios. Disney Research has sibling labs located in Los Angeles and Zurich.
Full participation in the global research community is required through publication of results, collaboration with universities, and participation in professional service activities. Candidates should have a strong record of achievement in applied research, excellent academic credentials, and an earned Ph.D. in their area of specialization.